Profiles Folder Location for Netscape 7.x / Mozilla 1.x / Firefox0.x / Thunderbird0.x

Before editing, back up your Profiles Folder, located in:

Windows Vista


NOTE: These files are hidden by default.
To see hidden files:
     1. Click: Start | Control Panel | Appearance and Personalization | Folder Options
     2. Click the View tab
     3. Under Advanced settings, click Show Hidden files and folders, then click OK
     4. To also see System Files, Disable "Hide protected operating system files"
     5. Click OK.

Windows 2000/Windows XP

Mozilla & Netscape 7 & 8
C:\Documents and Settings\user_name\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles
C:\Documents and Settings\user_name\Application Data\Netscape\NSB\Profiles

Firefox up to Version 0.8
C:\Documents and Settings\user_name\Application Data\Phoenix\Profiles

Firefox, Version 0.9 - 1.x.x
C:\Documents and Settings\user_name\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles

C:\Documents and Settings\user_name\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles

NOTE: These files are hidden by default.
To see hidden files:
     1. On the Tools menu in Windows Explorer, click Folder Options
     2. Click the View tab
     3. Under Hidden files and folders, click Show hidden files and folders
     4. Disable "Hide File Extensions for Known Files."
     5. Click OK.

To search for files in the Application Data folder, go to Start | Search.
Under More Advanced Options select Search system folders, Search
Hidden Files and folders, and Search subfolders.

Windows NT 4.0:
C:WinntProfiles/%USER%/Application Data/Mozilla/Profiles/Netscape-Profile/xxxxxxxx.slt

Windows 95/98/ME

Mozilla & Netscape 7 & 8
C:\Windows\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles
C:\Windows\Application Data\Netscape\NSB\Profiles

Firefox, up to Version 0.8
C:\Windows\Application Data\Phoenix\Profiles

Firefox, Version 0.9
C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles

C:\Windows\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profile

Macintosh OS 9
boot_disk:System Folder:Preferences:Mozilla Registry

Macintosh OS X

'echo $HOME'
to find where $HOME is pointing.
(The registry and profiles are in $HOME/.mozilla)

Firebird and Thunderbird are here:

Netscape 6.0 and 6.01 profiles are stored in ~/Users50 instead of ~/Profiles


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